Statistics for Countries by Wikipedia Descriptions #5

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  • The average score is 14 of 19

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Hint Answer % Correct
About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the countryRussia
89%
The Apennine Mountains form the peninsula's backbone and the Alps form
most of its northern boundary
Italy
88%
Phuket, Krabi, Ranong, Phang Nga and Trang lay along the coasts of the Andaman SeaThailand
87%
Named in honor of King Philip II of SpainPhilippines
86%
Urnes Stave Church in inner Sognefjord is on UNESCO's World Heritage ListNorway
85%
A 9.1-magnitude quake hit on March 11, 2011, and triggered a large tsunamiJapan
85%
Was invaded, and later annexed, by Saddam's IraqKuwait
83%
Includes the Galápagos Islands in the Pacific, about 1,000 kilometres
(620 mi) west of the mainland
Ecuador
82%
The tenth-largest country in the world, and the largest in AfricaAlgeria
81%
Its eastern half was claimed by Great Britain in 1770 and initially settled
through penal transportation
Australia
80%
It has not been in a state of war internationally since 1815Switzerland
78%
Has won the FIFA World Cup on two occasions, on home soil in 1930 and again in 1950Uruguay
71%
Has the highest standard of living in the Middle EastIsrael
69%
The number of princes is estimated to be at least 7,000Saudi Arabia
67%
The nation established independence from Australia on 16 September 1975Papua New Guinea
67%
Other international airports include Gimpo, Busan, and JejuSouth Korea
67%
Once formed the core of the Maya civilizationGuatemala
66%
Geologically part of the Mid-Atlantic RidgeIceland
63%
Became the first state in the world to adopt Christianity as its official religion
in the late 3rd or early 4th century AD
Armenia
28%

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